Friday, January 8, 2010

Oatmeal and Horses

The National Western Stock Show opens tomorrow (January 9) at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. in Denver.

“Find your Western spirit” at this annual event, running Jan. 9-24. Kids are free opening weekend, Jan. 9-10, and the show runs through Jan. 24. Admission to the grounds lets you view sheep shearing, cattle judging, the Coors Western Art Exhibit and much more, and special ticketed events include PRCA Rodeo competitions, the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza and bull riding. See complete schedule at the website.


The Lafayette Quaker Oatmeal Festival, Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run is also tomorrow at various locations throughout Lafayette.

The annual Festival is a unique family event that focuses on healthy lifestyle. Events on Jan. 9 include an oatmeal breakfast, certified 5k walk/run, health fair and oatmeal baking contest. The festival runs 7:30am-1pm. Pre-register for the Quicker Quaker 5K Walk/Race online or register on race day from 7:30-9am. Visit the website for a complete schedule.

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